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now at 4:30... we're following some breaking news this morning out of italy as rescue efforts are underway after a deadly earthquake overnight. the latest on the search for su also this morning... a family is grieving after a child dies in a tragic accident. what officials believe the toddler was doing when he got stuck in a window. good morning and thanks for starting your day with wakeup. lets go straight to our fox6 weather expert rob haswell in the weather office. the best chance for t-storms on wednesday will be in the morning, with a chance for scattered t-storms wednesday afternoon. highs around 80. a few thunderstorms could linger into thursday morning, otherwise gradually decreasing clouds. highs in the low 80s thursday.
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chances return saturday night into sunday morning. wednesday: mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. best chance in the morning. muggy. high: 80 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-15 mph thursday: a few a.m. t-storms, otherwise decreasing clouds. am low: 68 high: 81 dewpoint: 66 wind: wnw 5-10 mph out of italy -- nearly two dozen people are dead after an earthquake. angelica joins us from the newsroom with latest details. the latest reports show that 21 people are dead. the six-point-two magnitude quake hit around 3-30 this morning -- italy time. it happened in the central part of the country.
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residents and emergency crews have been working to reach people trapped under debris and clear roads blocked with rubble. the death toll is expected to rise amid rescue efforts. this story is still developing-- we'll bring you the latest details throughout wake up. kim and jessob. back to you. some news from overnight...police investigating a shooting near the same intersection syville smith was shot by a milwaukee police officer. we're told that a 19-year-old man was sitting in a car near 44th and auer around 10 -- when a suspect fired several shots into the car. hospital -- and police say the man received a "very serious gunshot wound"...but that he is expected to survive. no word yet on any suspects. a girl is in critical condition after a hit and run crash. police say she was hit by a car while riding her bike near 27th and burleigh around 7-30 last night. the 11-year-old was taken to children's hospital. police say the driver fled the scene. two carjacking suspects are in custody this morning. police say the two stole one car...and then
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were spotted by a squad. police chased the two suspects before they were arrested. both cars were recovered and no one was hurt. kenosha police are investigating a shooting overnight. officers say a person was shot in the leg near 22nd avenue and 57th street. police not releasing many details about this investigation. we'll bring you any updates as soon as they come into our newsroom. a young boy dies after his head became stuck in a window. it appears the 2-year-old may have tried to climb out a window and became trapped. i think h out feet first, and the window fell down on his neck, and he was probably just hanging there. neighbors tell fox6, the boy may have been stuck for sometime, unable to breath before he was found hanging in the window. family members say this is the little boy's grandmothers house, but that no adults were home at the time. the child was being watched by some young teens. neighbors rushed to help when they heard screams, and began c-p-r before paramedics took over. but they say there was nothing they could
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please god give him life. like please help him. thats all i could think of at that point. police say they continue to investigate the cause. officials say no one is being held in custody. two brothers in sheboygan are accused of sexually assaulting a woman. nh 'the victim describes being taken to a park area and being assaulted by individuals in the back seat clemente and julio rojas face 'second degree sexual assault charges.' prosecutors say the men offered a 21- year old woman a ride to see her probation officer, but when she got in the car, they took her to two liquor stores and got her drunk. investigators believe the woman was already high or intoxicated when this happened. prosecutors say that both men sexually assaulted the woman. she was able to give investigators descriptions of both suspects in large part due to their face tattoos. nh 'its clear this was a
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believe they fed her some alcohol to increase her level of intoxication or impairment.' prosecutors also say the girlfriend of one of the brothers was set to give birth to their child the day this incident allegedly occurred. people are just starting to get a look at the new public safety action plan. lets start the conversation, and then lets take the evidence, lets take the data, and make adjustments based on what lets take the evidence, lets take the data, and make adjustments based on what resources we have. the plan calls for adding 280 new officers and improving police and community relations.... as well as outlines ways to bolster 9-1-1 dispatch. it aims to strengthen dispatch center staffing and increase salaries. the plan also looks to consolidate police and fire department dispatch centers. it was released on the same day
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operators. police could not speak to specifics of the plan-- but would say a strong dispatch center is critical to public safety. i can guarantee you, every person working in here has probably helped save somebodys life. people can still apply for 9-1-1 operators positions through august 29- th. meantime, police chief ed flynn commented in a statement about the safety plan saying-- the department looks forward to future conversations with the council. was hit by a baseball at the brewers' game last night. authorities say she was hit by a line drive hit by nick hundley down the third base line in the second inning. the game was delayed for a couple of minutes. brewers officials say the fan was conscious and alert and transported to the hospital. the brewers extended the netting at miller park before the season started to the inside edge of each dugout. the original class-action lawsuit filed following the hall of fame game fail --
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original plaintiffs dropped their case. two of those plaintiffs are from wisconsin. however -- a new lawsuit was filed by a los angeles man yesterday. the n-f-l and the pro football hall of fame was sued -- after the packers- colts game had to be canceled because of poor field conditions. the n-f-l says it would reimburse fans. a drone that flew over lambeau field during the green bay packers game last week has been confiscated in a federal investigation. it's illegal to fly a drone over tracked the drone to a house across the street from the stadium. they say the operator has been cooperative and didn't intend any harm. however - he could still be charged depending on what the f-a-a finds. an exciting day ahead for marquette students-- it's move in day. will students can start moving into their dorms at eight this morning. the incoming class has more than two- thousand students. keep in mind-- there may be some heavier traffic around the university as students get ready for the new school year. president obama-- meeting with
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deadly flooding in louisiana. why he says it's not just about the property damage left behind. as red cross goes across the country to help those impacted by disasters such as the louisiana floods-- aid is also needed here in wisconsin. how you can help the red cross continue their work. we're continuing our breaking news coverage out of italy where crews are searching for survivors following an earthquake overnight. we're taking a look at the
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the best chance for t-storms on wednesday will be in the morning, with a chance for scattered t-storms wednesday afternoon. highs around 80. a few thunderstorms could linger into thursday morning, otherwise gradually decreasing clouds. highs in the low 80s thursday. friday is quiet and sunny before rain chances return saturday night into sunday morning. wednesday: mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. best chance in the morning. muggy. high: 80 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-15 mph thursday: a few a.m. t-storms, otherwise decreasing clouds. am low: 68 high: 81 dewpoint: 66 wind: wnw 5-10 mph dozens of local red cross workers have been deployed to
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california for the wildfires but two floods here in wisconsin... a large apartment fire in sheboygan... is stressing the organization. krystle kacner has their plea for help. forced from their homes in louisiana by dangerous flood waters... all of their belongings were on the streets. some tried to save what they could... a lot the streets were filled with sofas tvs...clothings, really all of their personal belongings. amber finley not only saw these situations play people living them.. a little girl came up to me and she noticed my red cross t-shirt and she asked for help that she knew because i had my red cross t-shirt on that i could help her, its just incredibly moving finley is one of more than 40 workers called from southeastern wisconsin to help down south. others... were called to california.. to help with wild fires there. but thanks to the unpredictable
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home to answer a call..... the 3 disasters weve had here, the 2 floods as well as the fire, those are going to cost the wisconsin region 10 thousand dollars for each event not to mention-- the 'man-power'. the apartment fire in sheboygan .. which displaced about 50 people... already has 30 workers responding. the flooding in the northern part of the state is in recovery mode at this point.. but still requires assistance. finley says its nothing they can't handle- but says they do need help. volunteers. just know that it has such a huge impact really across the nation 395 12:39:48 the red cross says what they most right now - money and volunteers. they're still sending people to sheboygan and they plan on sending more people to louisiana. reporting from milwaukee. krystle kacner fox 6 news. the american red cross depends on your generous donations. if you're interested in donating, you'll find a link on our website -- fox six now dot com, or your fox six news mobile
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becoming a red cross volunteer on the links page. we're continuing our breaking news coverage of a massive earthquake in central italy. the latest on the damage left behind as crews search for survivors. four people-- including three children-- are killed in an apartment fire in chicago. how officials believe the fire started. the president-- touring the damage left behind by deadly flooding in is heartbroken for those affected. time now 4:xx you're taking a live look outside this morning.. periods of rain and thunderstorms today. highs near 80 and humid. right now . when the heat breaks again coming up. you are watching the fox 6
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wakeup news. the best chance for t-storms on wednesday will be in the morning, with a chance for scattered t-storms wednesday afternoon. highs around 80. a few thunderstorms could linger into thursday morning, otherwise gradually decreasing clouds. highs in the low 80s thursday. friday is quiet and sunny before i night into sunday morning. wednesday: mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. best chance in the morning. muggy. high: 80 dewpoint: 70 wind: sw 5-15 mph thursday: a few a.m. t-storms, otherwise decreasing clouds. am low: 68 high: 81 dewpoint: 66 wind: wnw 5-10 mph we continue to follow breaking
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at least 37 after a massive earthquake. angelica joins us from the newsroom with new information. the six-point-two magnitude quake hit the central part of italy around 3-30 this morning -- their time. the town of "amatrice" has been hit hard -- crews and residents are working to pull people out from the debris of collapsed buildings. has been left in ruins. the town of "accumoli" also seeing major devastation. officials say landslides are likely because the quake struck in a mountainous area. the death toll is expected to rise as search and rescue efforts continue. we'll continue to bring you the latest updates ahead at five and six. kim and jessob. back to you. turkey military forces... along with u-s backed coalition forces... have
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this as vice-president joe biden has arrived in turkey. turkish warplanes are reportedly bombing isis targets in the syrian border town. the special forces also exchanging artillery fire. the operation was said to have begun hours after turkey indicated it would step up its engagement in the nation. one person is dead and nearly 30 others hurt after a bombing in southern thailand. authorities say two bombs exploded about 20 minutes apart near a hotel. the second blast was in front of the restaurant worker. family and friends gather outside a burned apartment building in chicago... to remember the four victims killed in a deadly fire. the man who did this you will reap what you sow you took three of my nieces from me, three you will get what you deserve i promise you will get what you deserve. niya i love you madison i love you mellanie i love you. i love yall i love yall and i'm sorry,
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the fire started yesterday morning in the southern part of the city. the bodies of two of the children were found in their third floor apartment. crews say the father jumped from the apartment with his third daughter--a three month old. she later died of trauma from the jump. police say the fire appears to have been deliberately set after an argument. president obama-- touring the flooding damage in southern louisiana. the president says people's lives have been turned upside down from the flooding. he says that while families have lost homes and posessions, local businesses are also suffering. the president added that it's not just the property damag also about people's roots. we are heartbroken by the loss of life. there are also people who are still desperately trying to track down friends and family. we're gonna keep helping them every way that we can." the president added that the government will keep helping the clean up efforts until people are back in their homes and their lives are rebuilt. while in baton rouge, the president also met with alton
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a police officer last month. his death sparked protests and mass arrests. forecast from fox6 chief meteorologist rob haswell ahead of a cold front today we see a strong push of warm, humid and unstable air. rain and thunderstorms are likely today and tonight. highs today will get into the upper 70s and low 80s. near 70 making it very humid. we have a "marginal risk" for severe storms today. stay weather aware. a more storms likely overnight and early thursday but by thursday afternoon, that cold front has passed through our area and we start seeing cooler and less humid air arrive. highs dip into the low to mid 70s late week. today: mostly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. muggy. high: 80 dewpoint: 72 wind: sw 5-15 mph tonight: increasing clouds. chance for thunderstorms overnight. low: 68 dewpoint: 72 wind: s 5-10 mph thursday: a few a.m. t-storms, otherwise decreasing clouds. high: 82 dewpoint: 66 wind: wnw 5-10 mph
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59 high: 74 dewpoint: 56 wind: nw 5-10 mph saturday: increasing clouds with t-storms possible at night. am low: 57 high: 76 dewpoint: 62 wind: se 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy with the chance for t-storms, mainly in the morning. am low: 64 high: 80 dewpoint: 67 wind: nw 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. dewpoint: 67 wind: nw 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 65 high: 78 dewpoint: 66 wind: ese t-storms possible at night. am low: 57 high: 76 dewpoint: 62 wind: se 5-10 mph sunday: mostly cloudy with the chance for t-storms, mainly in the morning. am low: 64 high: 80 dewpoint: 67 wind: nw 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 65 high:
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mostly cloudy with the chance for t-storms, mainly in the morning. am low: 64 high: 80 dewpoint: 67 wind: nw 5-10 mph monday: partly dewpoint: 67 wind: nw 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 65 high: dewpoint: 67 wind: nw 5-10 mph monday: partly sunny. am low: 65 high: 78 dewpoint: 66 wind: ese
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harley davidson-- l its newest product line. they unveiled its new engine yesterday. it's called "milwaukee 8." general manager randy christianson says the name is a tribute both to the company's milwaukee history and to the engine's structure. "we're proud to build that engine right here just outside of milwaukee in menomonee falls. the eight really derives from having four valves per cylinder, which is an improvement for us and certainly a first for harley davidson." christianson says they've spent
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the new product, which is available in dealers this week. ahead at five: search and rescue efforts are underway in central italy after a deadly earthquake overnight. we're taking a look at the rubble left behind. and then at six... storms are on their way to south east wisconsin. rob haswell has the latest on our risk of severe weather. what has these troopers singing? the story behind their viral carpool
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t-rex can fly! a tyrannosaurus-rex was loaded onto a flight at chicago's o'hare airport-- heading to the netherlands. its sendoff was complete with cake and a passport for the dino. it'll be the first t-rex fossil displayed outside north america.
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i met a girl crazy for me met a boy cute as can be i met a girl crazy for me met a boy cute as can be check out these indiana state troopers. they're going viral lip syncing the classic "grease" duet-- "summer lovin' as they were cruising around on the last day of the indiana state fair. the mini-carpool karaoke video has gone viral-- giving this summer lovin' quartet yet another reason to check this out-- a group of amateur filmmakers strap a gopro to a hotwheels car. the carefully edited video sends the car careening through backyards, down roads and through a pool. they even pull off a pretty sweet jump and a loop! the filmmakers say the car only fell off the track a few times during filming... and the underwater sequence was the
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you are watching the fox 6 wakeup news. now at 5- breaking news out of italy.... where the death toll is rising... nearly 3- dozen people killed... after an earthquake has turned a city to ruins. now people are frantically under the rubble. also this morning - police searching for the driver who hit an 11-year-old girl on her bike in milwaukee. we have the very latest on the investigation coming up in a live report. rob joins us now with more on the weather. rob's weather ahead of a cold front today we see a strong push of warm, humid and unstable air. rain and thunderstorms are likely today and tonight. highs today will get into the upper 70s and low 80s. dewpoints will be near 70 making

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